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GetBox Method (IAssemblyDoc)

Gets the bounding box.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetBox( _
   ByVal Options As System.Integer _
) As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IAssemblyDoc
Dim Options As System.Integer
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.GetBox(Options)
System.object GetBox( 
   System.int Options
System.Object^ GetBox( 
&   System.int Options


Type of bounding box as defined by swBoundingBoxOptions_e

Return Value

Object containing the two diagonal points that bound the component; the array contains 6 doubles (see Remarks)



IMPORTANT: The values returned are approximate and should not be used for comparison
or calculation purposes. Furthermore, the bounding box may vary after rebuilding the model.The resulting box encloses the object, but it might not be the tightest box.

The X, Y, Z points returned by SOLIDWORKS are the lower- and upper-diagonal corners that bound the component with the box sides parallel to the X, Y and Z axes. SOLIDWORKS returns box dimensions that enclose the object and are typically close to the minimum possible size.

The return value is an array of doubles as follows:

[ XCorner1, YCorner1, ZCorner1, XCorner2, YCorner2, ZCorner2 ]


See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2003 FCS, Revision Number 11.0

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